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How Stay Original Co. has grown its portfolio with Avondata

How Stay Original Co. has grown its portfolio with Avondata

The Stay Original Company was started eight years ago and now boasts a collection of beautiful hotels and inns in the South West. Since 2011 the team has been developing a number of old properties, turning them into original and stylish accommodation of all sizes, from gastro pubs to boutique hotels. Avon Data are proud to have been working with Stay Original Co. for just over two years and we caught...

48 Hour extension to the tourism awards

With tourism businesses being so busy over the bank holiday weekend we have extended the deadline for entering this year’s Awards by 48 hours to midnight (23:59) on Wednesday 8 May.  Please remember that this year has a new online entry system – and that external factors such as internet and power problems can cause unexpected problems – so our strong advice is start your submission...

The South East’s Best Tourism Businesses celebrate

The South East’s Best Tourism Businesses celebrate

The Beautiful South Awards at the Grand Hotel Brighton saw TV and radio presenter of sports events including Crufts, Mark Jones, celebrate with the cream of the South East’s tourism industry. 74 businesses and tourism professionals received Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies at what has become the industry’s year end highlight.  You can see a short film of the evening here....

2018/19 Beautiful South Awards Shortlist Announced

After six months of deliberation and 121 entries from exceptional tourism businesses across the South and South East, the judges are proud to announce the finalists in the 2018/19 Beautiful South Awards. All of the entrants came through a selection process that involved being shortlisted from entry forms and then mystery shopped by expert independent judges.  73 finalists, along with 18 businesses...

The 2018 awards are now closed for entries

2018/19 TOURISM AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED If you have entered we will be in touch in October in the meantime if you have any queries please email awards@beautifulsouthawards.co.uk. Nigel Smith, Chief Executive of Tourism South East says: “Feedback from last year’s entrants tells us that the Awards are increasing in their relevance. We are really looking forward to working with tourism business...